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Alchimia de' Fiamminghi

  • Engraved by T. Jorma, after David Teniers II
    Made in Venice
  • Plate: 15.25 x 11.25 in.
    Engraving on laid paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.112
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

A seated alchemist operates a set of bellows heating a distillation experiment. His assistants work in the background of the laboratory.

Inscription

Per far acquisto di salute e d'oro/ Suda un mortal e si consuma al foco:
Ma vede l'infelice a poco a poco/ Dispergersi col fumo ilsuo lavoro.

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